Viola Davis Got the Wrong Award [St. Jane Archives]

BY MILES JOHNSON Here are all of the actors and actresses who have won a competitive Oscar, an Emmy, and a Tony award—acting’s “Triple Crown”: Vanessa Redgrave, Anne Bancroft, Jessica Lange, Frances McDormand, Helen Mirren, Christopher Plummer, Geoffrey Rush, Ellen Burstyn, Al Pacino, Maggie Smith, Jeremy Irons, Jessica Tandy, Jason Robards, Maureen Stapleton, Rita Moreno,…

No Longer Sitting Alone [St. Jane Archives]

Why white players should sit with Colin Kaepernick BY MILES JOHNSON On Thursday night, the 49ers quarterback was joined in protest by teammate Eric Reid, and Seattle Seahawks cornerback Jeremy Lane. Consequently, they pivoted the conversation from Kaepernick’s lone direction, to one that rightly involves the broader population of Black football players. Comments made by players like Victor…

RIP Alton Sterling [St. Jane Archives]

BY MILES JOHNSON Alton Sterling was selling CDs outside the Triple S. Food Mart before two Baton Rouge police officers wrestled him to the ground, shot, and killed him. Sterling’s name is added to the long list of black people who have committed the deadly sin of being black and alive. I do not know…